About Enoch Coombs
- Enoch Coombes patented Largoe, which lyeth on the north side of southwest branch of the Patuxent River, before it came into possession of Alexander Beall. Enoch had a daughter named Elizabeth Coombes. Her godmother was Joane Lawson, Reade, Mounten, Tyler, Beall, wife of John Beall, immigrant of 1670. Joane left Elizabeth a legacy in her will of 1675.
- Tracts Layed Out In Calvert County Prior To April 23, 1696, Before The Formation Of Prince George's County Beale, Capt. Ninian / Largo T-11/ June 26, 1685/ L22 f 178
- 22, Jan 1717. From Daniel Danielson, planter and Thomas Sprigg, Gent. Both of Prince George's County, to Enoch Coombs of Prince George's County a parcel of land called Norway, part of a larger tract called Largo; bounded by land belonging to Robert Wells called Westphalia and land of Thomas Sprigg; containing 250 Acres /s/ Daniel Danielson (seal), Tho. Sprigg (seal). Wit:: Tho. Claggett. Jos. Belt, Tho. Sprigg, Sr., Ja. Haddock. Enoch Combs paid £102/10/0 on date of purchase. Acknowledged by Thomas Sprigg, Daniel Danielson and his wife Elizabeth; recorded 22 Apr 1718. (PGLR, 1726-1730, liber 51 folio 583)
- Maryland and Virginia Colonials: Genealogies of Some Colonial Families ... By Sharon J. Doliante
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- I. John Peerce, Jr. was probably born C1650 to 1655, and very likely in England; d. aft. June, 1687 and bef. Mar. 1700/1; m. possibly C1676, Calvert Co., Md., Sarah Sprigg, dau. of Thomas and Kathryne (Graves)-Roper Sprigg, Sr. She was probably b. C1658 to 1660, in Md.; d. bef. Nov. 25, 1736, Pr. Geo's Co., Md. She m. (2) aft. 1704, Enoch Combs, who d. bef. Mar. 9, 1726/7, Pr. Geo's Co.
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- Issue of John and Sarah (Sprigg) Peerce, Jr.:
- (I.) Sarah Peerce, b. C1677, Calvert Co., Md.; d. bef. Nov. 28, 1761, Pr. Geo's Co., Md.; m. C1693 [Beall, op. cit., p. 149] James Be[a]ll, Sr., son of Alexander and Margaret (Ramsey) Bell, of St. Andrew's, Scotland. he was bapt. Feb. 5, 1652/3, St. Andrew's Church, Fife Co., Scotland; d. bef. Feb. 10, 1725/6, pr. Geo's Co., Md. After his decease, she m. (2) bef. Nov. 1726, Dr. John Haswell, who also pre-deceased her, dying testate, bef. Apr. 11, 1750, pr. Geo's Co., and by whom she had no issue. Issue of James and Sarah (Peerce) Beall, Sr., will be found (subpa) under the Neall family.
- (II.) John Peerce (or, Pearce), III, may have been a couple of years younger than his sister, and therefore probably b. C1679, Calvert Co., Md.; d. intestate, 1766, Pr. Geo's Co., Md. [Ref: Mareen Duvall of Middle Plantation, by Newman, p. 106.] m. (1) probably C1701, but judging from the ages of his known children, we think he must have been twice married, with most or all of the children by the (2) marriage, presumably to Mary (Evans) dau. of John & Elizabeth Evans. Her father's will, Cotton, op. cit., vol. 2, p. 216. She signed as a witness to the 1727 deed to him from his mother, supra. (NOTE: the phraseology of the deed of gift from John's grandfather, Thomas Sprigg, Sr., to John's mother and himself, supra, in Mar., 1700-01, indicated that John was not then married, I.E., " ... for his feuture advantage & preferment in Marriage ..."- - but was bout to be, i.e., " ... John Pearce ye Only Sone of ye Said Sarah Pearce & his wife for and fureing her Naturall life or the Longer Liver ..."]
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